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Crossing Borders book signing

Following on from a successful appearance at the Hay Festival, best-selling author Julia Gregson and photographer Alex Pownall, will be signing copies of their new book, Crossing Borders, at Chepstow Library, July 10, 7pm. Published by Graffeg, price £20, Crossing Borders features profiles and beautiful images of 21 fascinating women who live in, or close […]

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Best Of Britain And Luxury Issue

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Country Life Magazine presents the Best of Britain and Luxury Issue on sale 11th June. [Read more…]

Wacko Hacko by Nasser Hashmi

Tabloid reporter Jamie Parkes makes up stories, secretly listens to voicemail and uses material from the bins of celebrities and MPs. But after one of his major stories is spiked by scheming editor Warren Fitton, he turns whistleblower to uncover phone hacking and corruption on his newspaper. His whistleblower status turns into an epic battle […]

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England’s Ethnic Cleansing Of The Jews

William Duke of Normandy conquers England in 1066. Jews follow him, arriving as traders. They have financial expertise and money-lending capabilities that are much needed in the medieval economy. A few have become among the wealthiest in the land. England’s Ethnic Cleansing Of The Jews By Leonie Star Yet medieval Jews have a unique status; […]

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Doris Lessing 1919 – 2013

It was a great loss to hear of the death of Doris Lessing, however she had lived a great and creative life in her 94 years. Lessing won the Nobel-prize for Literature in 2007, for her books among more than 50 and most noticeably The Golden Notebook and The Grass is Singing. Her works covered […]

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Beckett Novel Murphy

This week at Sotheby’s London, one of the most important 20th century working manuscripts remaining in private hands – Samuel Beckett’s first novel, “Murphy” was sold for £962,500 to the University of Reading. Handwritten in six exercise books between August 1935 and June 1936, whilst Beckett was undergoing psychoanalysis, the manuscript, initially entitled “Sasha Murphy” […]

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War on Grief

Why do so many tragedies lead to further tragedy… breakdown in marriages… break up of families? This is a raw and honest account of the author’s personal loss of his daughter, and how he learns that tragedies such as his change and define your life. His story is one of hope where his grief becomes […]

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The Swallows And Amazons Way

The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

It is not very often we get the chance to turn fiction into fact or to indulge ourselves in a childhood fantasy but once you have entered the beautiful oak gates of The Old Vicarage nestled in the South Down National Park you are swept back in time and find yourself emerged in one of the most famous children’s story books of all time, Swallows and Amazons. [Read more…]

Swallows And Amazons

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Flood’s Mousey Mousey popular

Children’s author Heather Flood’s heroine Mousey Mousey has been hailed by fellow authors, children and parents as the cutest mouse ever – topping Walt Disney’s Mickey and Minnie and the little mouse in The Gruffalo! Heather’s adorable characters from Mousey Mousey and the Witches’ Revenge have become cult figures with many children, whose new craze […]

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Bangers and Mash

Bangers and Mash is no ordinary life story – it’s a tourist’s guide to cancer treatment in pictures. “Being treated for cancer is like being in a foreign country” is how author Keith Hern puts it, “and what you really need is a guidebook.” Early on in Keith’s battle against throat cancer he began to […]

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